Bike rental: $45. Memorizing your credit-card number: expensive!

The day after wrecking my husband’s bike, I walk into Over the Edge Sports bike shop in Fruita to pick up my rental, thinking I’ll be renting some crappy old hard tail. No. There it is, a Rocky Mountain full suspension with disc brakes. It’s all shiny and cute and most importantly dark green with pretty maple leaves painted on the frame. Immediately I fall in love with it, almost like my crush on Christian Slater in Robin Hood Prince of

How to work the word “endoed” into a conversation

Once again I’m sitting on my husbands’ beat up Specialized Rock Hopper mountain bike. Why? Seriously. Why? I guess it’s the camaraderie found on two-wheels. We’re heading out on the trail near Fruita, Colorado, and once again I’m the second to last rider amongst a bike posse of 14. Rolling over the bits of slick rock and sand, I’m finding my balance after weeks of not biking. I can tell we’re close to the end of the trail and figure the good riders are probably onto the next trail.

New Wasatch Canyons Master Plan may limit recreation use

The canyons of the Wasatch Mountains may look a bit different in the years to come as new land-use policies are being drafted to replace the Salt Lake County 1989 Wasatch Canyons Master Plan. The plan essentially is the Bible for how we use the land in City Creek, Emigration, Red Butte, Parley’s. Mill Creek, Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood Canyons.